FIRST. I, RENE HENRY GRACIDA., with firm faith believe and profess each and everything that is contained in the Symbol of faith, namely: I believe in one God, the Father almighty, maker of heaven …
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I think these kind of rhetoric plays into the enemy's hand (the enemy is Francis and his supporters, I make no mistake), because it is unclear and muddled and a lone shot in the dark. No, Burke/Schneider should lead the charge. But they are weak in their own way.
@Acchiappaladri Agree its a mess and confusion has addled the mind of this retired Bishop too. No Thomistic logic here according to what I know of the Angelic Doctor. Who is crisp clear.

In the fifth he believes 'perhaps' Bergolglio is not pope
I believe that the election of Jorge Maria Cardinal Bergolio in the Conclave of 2013 was perhaps either illicit or invalid or both because of the … More
@Campion the Champion It is a mess, it has been a puzzling, saddly disappointing mess since its beginning on February 11, 2017. It seems that even bishop Gracida cannot find a crystal clear, 100% assured true understanding of that mess.
Nevertheless, given his assumptions (we may agree or disagree with those) there is a pragmatic logic (a sort of "provisional" yet thomistic logic) in his … More
his 7th article contradicts the 5th. he's unsure if Bergolglio is Pope or not after all it seems..
YES ! YES ! and YES !
Francesco I likes this.